Category Archives: Book Reviews

Make America Read Again: My May, June, and July reading List

Although I had some books started in May and June, I didn’t complete any (shame on me) so I decided to roll three months into one post. Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: My April Book List

Still working to finish some of the commentaries that I started in research for sermons I have given this year, I’m gradually trying to make my way to perhaps more diversified reading.  Generally, I like commentaries but they have to … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: My March Book List

March has come and gone.  Still working on my admittedly low bar of 24 books for the year.  Last month’s offerings: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell Only having experienced Malcolm Gladwell’s … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: My February Reading List

After January, I had a head start.  Completing two books in the first month of the year, I had started a few others but I slacked in February.  Definitely should have completed more than two books.  Maybe in March… Genesis:  … Continue reading

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Books Read: My January Reading List

Don’t call this a New Year’s resolution because I do not make those.  However, one of my goals for 2017 is to read at least 24 books (not including children’s books I read to Naomi and Reuben though that would … Continue reading

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Memorializing Hitch: “The Faith of Christopher Hitchens” A Review

Christopher Hitchens (Barging through the door while smoking a cigarette and drinking Johnnie Walker): The Archbishop of Canterbury has effectively endorsed the adoption of Sharia Law. Sharia means law. Seems redundant to say ‘Sharia Law’, doesn’t it? Anyway, can you believe … Continue reading

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Faith and Brains: An Excerpt From ‘Finding God in the Waves’

Starting to read Mike McHargue’s (Science Mike for those who listen to ‘The Liturgist’s podcast) debut book has been on my to do list for awhile.  I’m quickly discovering that not only is the book an engaging read, it seems … Continue reading

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